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Atchison Trolley Tours
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28, 29, 30, 31 November
7 & 13
|This home at Kearny and 5th Street is reported as having
a friendly spirit which once helped the owner put on his jacket and another
time prepared tea for the owner's return when she had commented about wanting
tea - in the car on the way home. Sounds are also heard in the attic when
no one is there.
The homes owners have also smelled oil of cloves, with
no explanation of the odor.
||Mr. Crawford who lived in this home is reported as hearing
and having a vision of a horse drawn hearse pulling up to the house one
night, and the driver calling that there was "room for one more." During
a later trip, he was about to enter a crowded elevator and in the same
voice was told there was "room for one more." He refused to enter and missed
the elevator plunging to everyone's death.
|This 3rd Street house was the home of Nellie Trueblood,
a spinster school teacher who passed away in the house.
Nellie seems to be one of the most popular ghosts in Atchison,
even though her spirit is said to visit crews attempting to remodel the
home. Several crews have abandoned the remolding project which has never
The owners reported seeing an orb and a fire so large
they called the fire department, but when the fire department arrived,
there was no evidence of there ever being a fire.
||Theatre Atchison, 401 Santa Fe Street.
The tour describes noises and a feeling of a presence
that was noticed late one night in 2002. There was an unexplained feeling
of cold, and repeated rattling of the outside door, but there was no one
there. When the worker gave up and tired to take a nap, he was kept awake
by pacing footsteps above him, in the attic.
There is no specific spirit associated with this haunt
and a thorough online search found no reference to haunting at Theatre
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